Purple Cow™ Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia x 'GAMAD IX' PP #23,560
|Description||This mid-size, compact shrub features beautiful, deep purple flower clusters set against dark green foliage. Its upright habit and plentiful blooms add contrast to the landscape. A perfect choice as a specimen, container accent, or for mass plantings. Tolerates mild drought when established in the landscape. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer into fall|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||California Lilac (Ceanothus); Lilyturf (Liriope); False Heather (Cuphea); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed in early spring. Thin young trees in late winter, leaving 3 to 7 main trunks or canopy branches. Remove emerging suckers from base of older trees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.